Best Wedding Venues in Portland, OR | Best Oregon Wedding Venues
Portland, OR has no shortage of impressive venues that are appropriate for hosting weddings. We’ll list some of them in this article.
We’ll discuss, in no particular order:
Best church/synagogue/mosque wedding venues in Portland
First Unitarian Portland | Church for weddings in Portland, OR
At First Unitarian, ministers are available to officiate at rites of passage including memorial services and weddings. This church is located at 1211 SW Main St. in Portland.
This church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and first opened in 1924.
St. James Lutheran Church
This church’s location in the South Park Block cultural neighborhood of downtown Portland and its historic building make for a memorable, beautiful setting for any wedding.
Located at 1315 SW Park Avenue in Portland, OR.
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Trinity Episcopal is available to be booked for weddings. This church is located at 147 NW 19th Avenue in Portland, OR.
This is a beautiful Gothic revival cathedral in Northwest Portland. Conveniently located in the midst of downtown, this beautiful ceremony venue for weddings, large or small, is just steps away from some great reception venues.
Neveh Shalom | Synagogue for weddings in Portland
Located at 2900 SW Peaceful Lane in Portland, OR, this synagogue is available to be booked for various life cycle events, including weddings.
Neveh Shalom can help you prepare for your own wedding, including having clergy officiate.
Islamic Center of Portland | Mosque for nikah in Portland
The ICP is available to perform nikah (Islamic marriage) services. Located at 6940 SW Hall Blvd in Beaverton, OR (bordering Portland).
The ICP aims to strengthen the bonds between Muslims and non-Muslims alike by establishing a united community through effective interfaith partnership.
Best outdoor wedding venues in Portland
Hoyt Arboretum | Best park for weddings Portland, OR
Hoyt Arboretum is a public park in Portland, OR and is part of the complex of parks collectively known as Washington Park.
The 189-acre arboretum is located atop a ridge in the Tualatin Mountains. This park is available to be booked for weddings of up to 100 people.
Just on the outskirts of Portland in North Plains, OR, Horning’s Hideout is a magical place for forming lasting memories while secluded away from the city hustle and bustle.
Three unique venues are offered at Horning’s: Creekside (a wooded area set along a creek), Lakeside (on the south side of the lake and can easily handle 350 people), and Main Stage (north lakeside and can easily handle 700 people).
Leach Botanical Garden | Garden for weddings Portland
Leach Botanical Garden is a 16-acre botanical garden located in outer southeast Portland. This garden is available to be booked for wedding ceremonies.
The garden was established in 1931 as landscaping for the home of botanist Lilla Leach.
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden
Another botanical garden option is Crystal Springs; this garden is also available to be booked for weddings. Located at 5801 SE 28th Avenue in Portland.
This internationally-recognized garden is a beautiful and serene place to celebrate your wedding in the months of May through October.
Camp Colton | Camp for weddings Oregon
Camp Colton in Colton, OR (on the outskirts of Portland) is available to be booked for weddings.
Camp Colton’s rustically elegant facilities and 85 acres of enchanting forest are sure to make it an experience you - and your guests - will never forget.
Best restaurant wedding venues in Portland
McMenamins St. Johns Theater & Pub
Built in 1905 as the National Cash Register Company's exhibit hall for Portland's Lewis and Clark Exposition, this building is now inhabited by St. Johns Theater & Pub.
Located at 8203 N Ivanhoe St. in Portland, OR.
Blockhouse is located near the Pearl District at 1988 NW 18th Ave inside of Pomarius Nursery. Their seated capacity is 60; standing is 75.
Blockhouse includes a furnished outdoor patio and also offers the option to add on the Pomarius Nursery Orangerie to your event.
Andina | Restaurant for weddings Portland, OR
Andina is a Peruvian restaurant that is available to be booked for private events, including wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners.
Located at 1314 NW Glisan St. in Portland, OR, this restaurant has four spaces that can be booked: tupai (72 guests seated), runa wasi (40 guests seated), kumbe mayo (20 guests seated), and la bodega (14 guests seated).
The Slide Inn
The Slide Inn is a German restaurant that is available to be booked for wedding receptions.
The space seats up to 80 persons in the Slide Inn and another 45 persons in Jade Lounge. Located at 2348 SE Ankeny in Portland, OR.
Serratto Restaurant and Bar
Serratto is located at 2112 NW Kearney St in Portland, OR. This restaurant is available to be booked for wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners.
Serratto is a lively and elegant neighborhood restaurant that serves cuisine rooted in Italy, France, and the greater Mediterranean region.
Other wedding venues in Portland
In the heart of Central Eastside Portland, Union/Pine is a warehouse built in 1960 with two spaces that can be booked for private events: a main venue (up to 300 guests) and a loft (up to 40 guests).
Located at 525 SE Pine Street in Portland, OR.
Coopers Hall is an urban winery venue in the industrial district of SE Portland. The winery can accommodate between 120-150 guests for ceremonies and 180 for seated receptions.
Coopers Hall wedding and reception couples are invited to join a food and wine tasting 2-6 weeks prior to their date, to make selections from the venue’s current farm-to-table menu.
Located at the corner of North Albina and Killingsworth Street, you will find the historic Baker Building, constructed in 1912. The space is full of warm woods and white walls, with soft window light.
Rental of this venue includes a 2,000 square foot ballroom, 2 private suites, and a 600 square foot warming kitchen/bar.
Founded in 1912, refreshed and renovated in 2021, the Laurelhurst Club is now light-filled and modernized, yet retains its craftsman-style charm. Available to be booked for weddings.
Located at 3721 SE Ankeny St. in Portland, OR.
World Forestry Center
The World Forestry Center is available to be booked for weddings. Nestled in Portland’s beautiful Washington Park, only minutes from downtown, you and your guests will enjoy a warm and relaxed atmosphere here.
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